Nice Sunday Morning Ride!

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by MarkTur, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. MarkTur

    MarkTur New Member

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    Good Morning!
    Woke up around 7:30 and decided to take a nice morning ride. I went about 12 miles round trip today. First I headed up to the Publix and used the ATM. Stopped by 2 older guys (70's?) that both said they've been talking about getting mopeds or scooters. They thought my bike was just too cool! :)
    So I told them about the forum, and hopefully they'll learn and get involved.

    Then I went up to the Barnes and Noble, where I took these pix of my bike, had a cup of coffee...came home.

    Nice ride...good start to the day!

    Have a good one,
    Mark
     

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  2. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Lucky you! I have a graduation to go to...have to be good and stay out of things mechanical until much later.
     
  3. spad4me

    spad4me New Member

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    Pretty bicycle.
    Watch out for trouble with any front fender. They jam the front wheel on a motorized bicycle.
    Is that a bicycle cable lock.
    In addition try a solid steel hoop type lock.
    Dont leave your bike unattended for long.
    They are a lot of fun.
     
  4. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    Lots of attention on these bikes. I can never go anywhere that someone doesnt ask sometimes the conversations gets tedious but i love the bike
     
  5. paul

    paul Active Member

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    sounds like a great sunday morning drive. big part of the fun is riding around stopping places and people want to talk about your ride. first thing they ask is where to get a bicycle motor. then they are amazed that you put it togather. i have been all over the island and havn't seen a motorized bicycle yet. i imagine when my kit gets here this week i will be turning some heads also
     
  6. MarkTur

    MarkTur New Member

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    Hi guys,
    Thanks for the comments...

    Spad, what am I supposed to watch out for on the front fender? There's a large gap between the fender and the smaller wheels I put on, and unless 3 bolts come off at the same time, I don't see how it can be trouble...but maybe I'm missing something?

    Thanks,
    Mark
     
  7. misteright1_99

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    Vibration tends to crack the supports...
     
  8. MarkTur

    MarkTur New Member

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    Specifically where (At the bolt, or on the fender) - I'll make a preemptive attack with JB Weld! Stiffen everything up a bit.


    Thanks,
    Mark
     
  9. spad4me

    spad4me New Member

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    No need to get too paranoid about vibration damaging the front fender supports .
    Just check them when you fill up with gas. If you see a crack FIX it soon.
    They jam the front wheel when they fail.
     
  10. misteright1_99

    misteright1_99 New Member

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    Any place the fender or support is weakend. Rivet holes, bolt holes, etc...
     
  11. Chitty

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    Great looking bike. I just got started yesterday, and we ordered another kit for my wife today.
     
  12. MarkTur

    MarkTur New Member

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    Nice, Chitty. My wife won't even try mine out...she's afraid of it. :)
    That's fine, I have a regular bike to ride with her.
     

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